senate Bill S7656

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates shock treatment for class A-II felony drug offenders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1145
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 23, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S7656
19
2
committee
19
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 3, 2014 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S7656
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3
committee
7
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2014

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S7656 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §865, Cor L; amd §§180.10 & 210.15, CP L

S7656 - Summary

Eliminates shock treatment for A-II drug traffickers.

S7656 - Sponsor Memo

S7656 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7656

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  NOZZOLIO, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, FELDER, GALLIVAN,
  GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HANNON, LANZA, LITTLE, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, MARTINS,
  MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, SAVINO,  SEWARD,  VALE-
  SKY,  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law and the criminal  procedure  law,  in
  relation  to  eliminating  shock  treatment for class A-II felony drug
  offenders

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 865 of the correction law, as
amended by chapter 377 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. "Eligible inmate" means a person sentenced to an indeterminate term
of  imprisonment  who  will become eligible for release on parole within
three years or sentenced to a determinate term of imprisonment who  will
become  eligible for conditional release within three years, who has not
reached the age of fifty years, who has not previously been convicted of
a violent felony as defined in article seventy of the penal  law,  or  a
felony  in  any  other  jurisdiction which includes all of the essential
elements of any such violent felony,  upon  which  an  indeterminate  or
determinate  term  of  imprisonment  was imposed and who was between the
ages of sixteen and fifty years at the time of commission of  the  crime
upon  which  his  or her present sentence was based. Notwithstanding the
foregoing, no person who is convicted of any  of  the  following  crimes
shall  be  deemed eligible to participate in this program: (a) a violent
felony offense as defined in article seventy of the penal  law,  (b)  an
A-I  felony  offense, (c) any homicide offense as defined in article one
hundred twenty-five of the penal law, (d)  any  felony  sex  offense  as
defined  in  article  one hundred thirty of the penal law [and], (e) any
escape or absconding offense as defined in article two hundred  five  of
the  penal  law,  AND  (F) ANY CLASS A-II FELONY DRUG OFFENSE DEFINED IN
ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWENTY OF THE PENAL  LAW  EXCEPT  WHERE  THE  INMATE
TESTED POSITIVE FOR USE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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